"Introduction to the Covenant"
Notes from The Economy of the Covenants Between God and Man
by Herman Witsius (1636 - 1708), Professor of Divinity at the University of Franeker, Utrecht, Leyden; Regent of Divinity, College of the States of Holland, West Friesland

Covenant of God with Man =An agreement between God and Man, about the way of obtaining consummate happiness, including a commination of eternal destruction, with which the contemner of the happiness, offered in that way, is to be punished.

Three Parts of the Covenant:

The Hebrew "________________":

The Greek "__________________":

Both Hebrew & Greek literature, as well as the Latin literature, refer to the "cutting or striking" a covenant:

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